ASPCA Steps in to Rescue Piglets, Llamas, Cats, Dogs From Mendocino Complex Fire
Piglets, llamas and countless other domesticated animals have been rescued from a massive duo of wildfires burning in Mendocino and Lake counties.
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) joined members of Lake County Care and Control to rescue and shelter more than 2,500 animals displaced by the Mendocino Complex fire, considered the second-largest wildfire in state history as of Monday.
Responders from both agencies are checking individual residences for pets or livestock left behind, and conducting wellness checks to provide food and water at the behest of pet owners.
Those wishing to report lost pets or request rescues can contact Lake County Animal Care & Control at (707) 263-0278.
"The wildfires in Northern California are putting pets and their owners in tremendous risk, and we're proud to support Lake County Animal Care & Control to help rescue and care for those animals," said Matt Bershadker, President and CEO of the ASPCA, in a statement...